What Is Health, LLC

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Essex, MA United States

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Get to know Me

 

MY LIFE IN PICTURES

I created this page in an attempt for you to get to know me better as a person in my day to day life. Things that make me tick and also to realize I am human and don't do everything perfectly!

HERE ARE SOME FACTS ABOUT ME:

  • I grew up in upstate New York and moved to the Boston area when I was 21. I have been here ever since. 

  • I have been married for 20 years and have four kids that I could not love more...although I do think being a parent is the hardest job I have ever had:)

  • I follow a paleo-ish type of diet, incorporating more gluten free grains (like rice and corn), dairy on occasion, and love my morning coffee with my Bub's collagen and MCT powder...at this point, I don't think I could start my day without it!

  • I love to work out, for people who know me, this does not come as a surprise. What I do for a workout over the years has changed. In high school I ran track and was on the swim team. In college, I swam mostly, but also ran and lifted to stay in shape for swimming. After college, I started running more and did marathons. After a few years of beating my body up with all those long runs I switched to running fast 5K's and triathlons, mostly doing sprints and some olympic distance races. In 2009, I was hit on my bike while out on a training ride. After that I started to have injuries on and off when it came to training for triathlons.  In 2013, I found CrossFit and loved it. It filled a void for me because I was started to not race in triathlon as much as anymore...2015 I started hot yoga...what am I doing TODAY? Realizing my body does best with a variety of things. I rotate my exercise...this seems to be the best fit for me...run one day, lift the next, stretch when and as much as possible, fit in yoga when I can.

  • My senior year of college I did Sea Semester where I sailed from Woods Hole, MA to the Caribbean on 120 foot schooner.

  • My drink of choice is Tito's and Soda with a lime. Yes, I have a drink of choice;) 

  • I don't have any cats or dogs, but I currently have 14 chickens.

  • My favorite treat is dark chocolate covered almonds.

  • In 2014, I discovered I had a parasite after doing a stool test. So like many of my clients I have had my own issues with gut health, anemia, adrenal, thyroid and hormonal issues. Although my family was the impetus getting me on this path, I soon found out that I too had some healing to do. At this point in my life, I have never felt better!

  • I love coaching! Whether it is exercise or helping people live a longer, healthier life, I truly love sharing my knowledge and helping people attain their goals. I have been coaching a running class for 12 years at the Manchester Athletic Club, and can't imagine not having that in my life. I also have coached my kids' soccer teams when they were younger and most recently my oldest daughter's Varsity Swim Team.